Law Enforcement Identifies Gilroy Gunman Suspect: Report

The Daily Caller | 7/29/2019 | Staff
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Law enforcement has reportedly identified 19-year-old Santino William Legan as the suspected gunman behind the deadly shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in northern California.

At least three people are dead and 15 are injured after a shooter opened fire at the final day of the festival, which draws crowds from out of state.

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Police shot and killed the gunman within a minute of shots going off, reported CBS News.

It’s unknown whether he acted alone, although police believe an additional suspect may have been involved, reported NBC News.

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Eleven people were taken to hospitals to be treated for gunshot wounds and three were released late Sunday, said Santa Clara County Public Health System spokeswoman Joy Alexiou. The other patients were still in critical condition, Alexiou said.

“People started running down the street screaming. Some of them were bloody because they got shot. … Police from every neighboring city were coming through, so I was pretty much having to direct traffic and help people the best I could,” John Luc Chesson, a 17-year-old law enforcement explorer working security at the perimeter of the festival, told the Daily Caller News Foundation in a phone interview Monday.

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He and his twin Lacey Chesson, both law enforcement explorers, saw the aftermath of the shooting.

John, a Gilroy resident, said this was his second year working security at the festival. He said one of his classmates was injured in the shooting...
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